Formula E through the eras: GEN1, GEN2, GEN3 and the future

While the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship is just nine seasons old, the on-track technology is ever-evolving and has undergone revolutionary changes in that nine-year spell. In the nine short years since, we waved goodbye to that initial era of mid-race car swaps and welcomed the next step-change in technology for Formula E with GEN2 in Season 5. Power output jumped from 150kW to 200kW in race trim between Season 1 and Season 7, with ATTACK MODE yielding a further 10kW and qualifying mode boosting power to 250kW. Before the leap to GEN3 and even GEN2, GEN1 itself saw a number of changes. “As technology develops, electric cars will be able to go faster and further. The GENBETA car featured a range of modifications to effectively ‘unlock’ the specifications of the GEN3 race car:.

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